Karen Pittman Talks Youth Development on the Grow Kinder Podcast
July 13, 2019
This episode of Grow Kinder features Karen Pittman, an award-winning sociologist who has dedicated her career to starting organizations and initiatives that promote youth development. Co-founder, president, and CEO at the Forum for Youth Investment, Karen is a recognized leader in her field whose work with the Children’s Defense Fund, the Clinton administration, and America’s Promise has influenced US policy in youth development and education. Karen shares how she became interested in youth development, what creates an optimal learning environment for children, and the power that educators have to shape how young people learn.